Severe episodes of anxiety can last days, weeks, and months. Our minds and bodies are not built to handle elevated levels of anxiety for long periods. … I do not possess the answers to the world’s problems, but I do know that those answers are communal ones, not individual ones.
“A Revolution of the Heart: The Story of Dorothy Day,” a documentary, will be shown free at Rockhurst University’s Arrupe Hall at 7pm on Tues., Oct. 19 (directions are below). “She annoyed people," says Sister Simone Campbell about Dorothy, "because she challenged them.”
An Open Culture cache of videos of nuclear explosions from 1945 to 2015 includes test explosions and the Hiroshima/Nagasaki attacks.
At the rally concluding the Peace Walk, Mary Hladky poses a question from Howard Zinn: “Have we reached a point in history where we are ready to embrace a new way of living in the world, expanding not our military power, but our humanity?”
While on the Flint Hills Nature Trail, I realized how deeply our radical interconnectedness with plants, trees, animals, bugs, deer and wolves, and with other humans, renders any act of violence toward each other or the Earth utterly ludicrous. We will not go quietly into the deep dark destruction of nuclear madness!
This slide show, by Kriss Avery, gives an amalgam of the Finale Rally for the 253-mile Wichita-to-KC Bob Lavelle Memorial Peace Walk. Dreamed up and done by Charles Carney, the walk began Aug. 10 and concluded Sept. 17.
On Sept. 17, Charles Carney reflected on his 253-mile walk from Wichita to Kansas City, Mo.—a walk to save the Earth and free us from nuclear weapons. To 25 persons at the Finale Rally for the Peace Walk, he insisted, “We will not go quietly into the deep dark destruction of nuclear madness!”
When we model Peace / Future generations will follow … The path of Peace is not easy / Often a road less traveled / Maybe ridiculed and lonely / But it is the correct road
We are in the middle of a second nuclear arms race, and the evidence for it is right here in Kansas City. … Just imagine if soldiers were deployed to fight climate catastrophe, to plant trees and clean up military waste all over the world!
Once a peace walker decided to journey / From Wichita to a Kansas City nuclear weapon plant / Some 253 miles, including the Flint Hills Nature Trail, / To save the earth and ban nuclear weapons